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As Trump Assails the Media, Washington Finds the Will to Party

As Trump Assails the Media, Washington Finds the Will to Party

Guests attended the after-party for Samantha Bee’s “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” on Saturday at the W Hotel in Washington.

No, Trump is not planning to gut the First Amendment

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Sean Spicer Confirms White House Considering Destruction Of First Amendment

During today's White House press briefing, Sean Spicer told the press corp that the Trump administration is still very interested in changing the libel law protections for the media. On Sunday, the

Topless pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge lead to ugly lawsuit in France

What you do in public isn't always private The post Topless pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge lead to ugly lawsuit in France appeared first on Hot Air.
Cartoonists Earn a Prime Minister’s Ire — and His Subscription

Cartoonists Earn a Prime Minister’s Ire — and His Subscription

Three of Prass Press’s founders, Ivan Bakalov, left, Chavdar Nikolov, center, and Christo Komarnitski, discussing a coming issue of the satirical newspaper at a restaurant in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Mexico’s President Vows to Step Up Protections for Journalists

President Enrique Peña Nieto said he would replace the lead prosecutor for investigating crimes against journalists after a wave of deadly attacks against them.
Irish Police Investigate (but Don’t Charge) Stephen Fry for Blasphemy

Irish Police Investigate (but Don’t Charge) Stephen Fry for Blasphemy

Stephen Fry at a public appearance at Westminster Abbey last month.
Reporter Arrested in West Virginia After Persistently Asking Questions of Tom Price

Reporter Arrested in West Virginia After Persistently Asking Questions of Tom Price

Dan Heyman, left, a reporter for the Public News Service in West Virginia, and his lawyer, J. Timothy DiPiero.
Reporter Arrested in West Virginia After Persistently Asking Questions of Tom Price

Reporter Arrested in West Virginia After Persistently Asking Questions of Tom Price

Dan Heyman, left, a reporter for the Public News Service in West Virginia, and his lawyer, J. Timothy DiPiero.
Roll Call Reporter Says F.C.C. Security Pinned Him to a Wall

Roll Call Reporter Says F.C.C. Security Pinned Him to a Wall

The Federal Communications Commission building in Washington, where a reporter said he was pinned in a hallway by two security officials.
Roll Call Reporter Says F.C.C. Security Pinned Him to a Wall

Roll Call Reporter Says F.C.C. Security Pinned Him to a Wall

The Federal Communications Commission building in Washington, where a reporter said he was pinned in a hallway by two security officials.

The Hardest Job in Politics: Presidential Spokesman

In the wake of the firing of the F.B.I. director, James Comey, the White House has struggled to keep its story straight. Conflicting messages, and President Trump himself, have made it difficult for

GOP congressional candidate charged with assault after “body-slamming” a reporter

UPDATE: May 25, 10:32 a.m. Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for Montana’s congressional seat, has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he allegedly slammed Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs
A Journalist Was Body Slammed, but Some Conservatives Want the News Media to Apologize

A Journalist Was Body Slammed, but Some Conservatives Want the News Media to Apologize

Sheriff Brian Gootkin of Gallatin County, Mont., spoke to the media on Thursday about an incident involving Republican House candidate Greg Gianforte and a reporter from The Guardian newspaper.
A Journalist Was Body Slammed, but Some Conservatives Want the News Media to Apologize

A Journalist Was Body Slammed, but Some Conservatives Want the News Media to Apologize

Sheriff Brian Gootkin of Gallatin County, Mont., spoke to the media on Thursday about an incident involving Republican House candidate Greg Gianforte and a reporter from The Guardian newspaper.
News Analysis: Leaks: A Uniquely American Way of Annoying the Authorities

News Analysis: Leaks: A Uniquely American Way of Annoying the Authorities

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain said she would “make clear” to President Trump the sanctity of shared intelligence.
News Analysis: Leaks: A Uniquely American Way of Annoying the Authorities

News Analysis: Leaks: A Uniquely American Way of Annoying the Authorities

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain said she would “make clear” to President Trump the sanctity of shared intelligence.
Raids in India Target Founders of News Outlet Critical of Government

Raids in India Target Founders of News Outlet Critical of Government

Prannoy Roy, a founder of NDTV, in New Delhi in 2014. He is among those accused by the country’s main investigative agency of “causing an alleged loss to a bank.”
Breitbart News Editor Says She Was Fired After Anti-Muslim Tweets

Breitbart News Editor Says She Was Fired After Anti-Muslim Tweets

A screen grab of Katie McHugh’s Twitter page.

Fury Fuels New Forms of Venezuelan Protests

As Venezuela sinks further into crisis, new forms of protest have emerged both inside the country and abroad.